Wyoming Accountability and Ethics

Wyoming has not done well in accountability measures. Wyoming ranked 49th in the Better Government Association/Alper Services Integrity Index. (Here is a copy of this index: http://www.bettergov.org/bga-alper-integrity-index.) Meanwhile, Wyoming received an F grade and ranked 49th nationwide in the Center for Public Integrity’s 2015 study of accountability in state...

Attorney General

Wyoming is one of only five states where the Attorney General is appointed by the Governor. I believe that the attorney general should be an elected position so that the office will be accountable to the people. Since 2004 there have been at least three legislative attempts to change...

Wyoming Budget

The Wyoming state budget is out of control. One of the reasons for this is the structure of the budget process. The process starts with each agency submitting their standard budget. In order to do this, the previous biennium’s budget is used as the baseline with a percentage increase...